While the United Kingdom posted unprecedented retail figures for Cyber Monday, the year’s biggest ecommerce holiday, posts and delivery companies in Britain have struggled to keep up with the surge in volume.
The Communication Workers Union, the primary union for postal workers in the United Kingdom, has announced a strike that could seriously inhibit postal capabilities in Great Britain in the days leading up to Christmas.
FedEx revenues are up 5 percent year-over-year, thanks to some reorganizing.
International delivery services are investing in reverse logistics for returned items.
Aramex, the shipping company headquartered in Jordan and listed in Dubai, has announced the acquisition of PostNet South Africa, the largest retail shipping franchise in the African nation.
The Universal Postal Union reports that it will develop air mail safety standards with the International Air Transport Association.
Swiss Post will send text message or email alerts to users to keep them posted about the status of their shipment or delivery.
Customers who ship expensive stocking stuffers across the country or around the world might consider taking out insurance on parcels containing pricey items.
The Universal Postal Union has announced Bell and Howell as a new member of its Direct Marketing Advisory Board.
Delivery services are embracing parcel lockers, where customers can retrieve their parcel shipments at their convenience, as a method of delivery.